Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

PUBLICATION
The techno-centric gaze: incorporating citizen participation technologies into participatory governance…
Tony Roberts Kevin Hernandez
(2017)

Explaining the use and non-use of citizen participation technologies in the Philippines

PUBLICATION
Open mapping from the ground up: learning from Map Kibera
Erica Hagen
(2017)

Building trust between citizens and governments through mapping processes

NEWS
LENGGO: Public budget tracking holds Kenyan county governments to account

November 15, 2017

Amplifying citizen voices in budget-making processes

PUBLICATION
Has Kenya’s ICT revolution triggered more citizen participation?
Nyambura Salome
(2016)

Does Kenya's ICT revolution transform e-government into e-governance?